Employment Opportunities

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The Hampton University School of Engineering and Technology invites applications for the position of Secretary in the Department of Aviation

Duties and Responsibilities

The primary function is to assist the Department of Aviation with various administrative and clerical support tasks. The work involves the following tasks:

  • Maintain the Chair’s calendar of meetings, presentations, and deadlines

  • Perform all clerical tasks, including typing, copying, retrieving, sorting and sending mail

  • Assist in preparation of meetings and events including school and committee meetings organized by the Department

  • Manage front desk operations (including answering the telephone and greeting visitors at the reception area)

  • Provide information and referrals

  • Prepare presentation materials including power point presentations and handouts

  • Collect and disseminate department-related information

  • Interface with repair personnel, vendors, delivery personnel, and equipment-service providers

  • Monitor building upkeep for all classrooms, offices, labs, etc. in the Department

  • Coordinate work responsibilities with all secretaries in the School of Engineering and Technology

  • Other duties as assigned by the Chair   


The candidate is expected to provide at least 3 references who can confirm his/her abilities and skills.


The preferred, but not required, education level is a bachelor’s degree. Required qualifications are:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office  

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Initiative and sense of ownership for projects

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either in person, via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969: 

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

 **No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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